Secundária de Maximinos welcomed this year Roadshow, an initiative promoted by
the Municipality of Braga (CMB), together with Braga Media Arts and the Master
of Product Design and Services (MDPS) of the School of Architecture of the University
of Minho (EAUM).
initiative, 20 MDPS students were challenged to design projects that would
allow interaction between normal visual students and a group of 18 blind and
low vision students from our school.
garden, a podcast, all-inclusive board games, sensory-stimulating activities,
and a Europe-wide touch map were the result of the work coordinated by Rita
Branco, a teacher in the 'Project 2' curriculum unit of EAUM's MDPS. According
to her, this challenge by the CMB Educational Service allowed "to bring
design closer to people, making everything more participatory".